Environmental groups claim victory as plans for Northumberland coalmine rejected

Planning permission refused for ‘environmentally unacceptable’ mine near Druridge BayThe UK government has rejected plans to develop an “environmentally unacceptable” coalmine near Druridge Bay in Northumberland after years of fierce opposition from environmentalists.The ministry of housing, communities and local government refused planning permission for the project for a second time, saying the plans for a new open-cast mine in north-east England were “not environmentally acceptable”. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/09/environmental-groups-claim-victory-as-plans-for-northumberland-coalmine-rejected